Talent Director Salary

Talent Directors in the United States can expect wages of $100K per year on average. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Talent Directors making up 78 percent. Most Talent Directors report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$62,350 - $151,735

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$63,532 - $165,879  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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Job Description for Talent Director

  • Liaise between actors, directors and agents to negotiate contracts, set appointments and hold auditions.
  • Lead talent management strategy to ensure talent is developed to and reaches its full potential.
  • Interview, audition and hire performers to fill various roles.
  • Match specific talent types to appropriate roles for motion picture, radio, theatre and other entertainment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Talent Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Talent Directors generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $80K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $88K on average. Experienced professionals who have spent one to two decades on the job can score lucrative paychecks that average out to $122K. Talent Directors who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $125K on average.

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Experience Affects Talent Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

National Average
$107,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

Entry-Level
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 98% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 3%
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